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The Old Crown, Birmingham

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188 High Street
B12 0LD
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Delboy 20 left this review about The Old Crown

Really attractive looking pub which certainly looks as old as it is claimed to be. I have called in many times but I can't really take to it. The beer is never quite there for me. Drinkable but forgettable. So much so that I have forgotten what I had 2 days ago!

On 23rd August 2021 - no rating submitted
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Al Bundy left this review about The Old Crown

A very old looking pub. Multi- roomed but the lounge part was closed on this Thursday afternoon visit so it was only the bar area to the left for me. 3 handpumps were here with Hobgob, Pedigree and Sadlers Peaky Blinders. The Peaky stuff was quite acceptable. Wooden beams dominate the interior and a huge brick column sort of splits the bar in two.

On 3rd November 2016 - rating: 6
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Old Crown

This pub claims to date from 1368, and it certainly has a fine half-timbered façade. However, the story is very different inside the 'L'-shaped bar which has lost almost any character over the years. Things are a bit better in the multi-room lounge / dining areas with rustic furniture set amongst some old timbers, brickwork and floor tiling. Coffee shop to one side with its own entrance (but temporarily closed for refurbishment when we visited). Patio / decking beer garden including some covered booths. Three handpumps in operation, dispensing Marstons Fever Pitch, Pedigree New World and Jennings Cumberland. Overall, a mixed bag...

On 28th June 2014 - rating: 6
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Bordesley, 0.29 miles, 5 min walk (show)
Birmingham Moor Street, 0.74 miles, 14 min walk (show)
Birmingham New Street, 0.86 miles, 16 min walk (show)
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23rd Aug 2021, 20:30
Review submitted by Delboy 20
1st Feb 2020, 09:33
Request to mark pub as open by Just a quick pint, then I'm off approved

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